Qualify FREE Cell Phone?

Lifeline Program partners with leading National Wireless Carriers to provide a FREE cellular phone, as well as FREE minutes every month without sacrificing the features you would typically use with any other cell phone such as caller ID, texting, and voicemail. These services do not require a credit check or deposit and there is absolutely no contract involved.

In general, if a subscriber participates in any of the following programs, they are qualified for low-income telephone assistance.

An individual may also qualify if their income is at or below 135% of Federal Poverty Guidelines (or the guideline specific to your state).

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Medicaid & CHIP

Medicaid & Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provide health coverage for low-income children, families, seniors & people with disabilities. Unfortunately, Medicare does not qualify.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides benefits to individuals and families in order to increase their food budget, purchase healthy food, and move towards self-sufficiency.

Supplemental Security Income

The Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program provides monthly benefits to disabled or blind adults & childrens who have limited income and resources.

Current Income at or below 135% of Federal Poverty Guidelines

If your household’s income is at 135% or less than the federal poverty guidelines, you may be eligible for free government cell phone & wireless service.

Housing Choice Vouchers

The Housing Choice Voucher Program provides access to safe and affordable housing for low-income families, elderly, and disabled individuals.

Veterans and Survivors Pension Benefit

This program provides monthly payments to eligible wartime veterans meeting age, disability, and/or income requirements.

Additional Eligibility

Some states have additional eligibility under the following Tribal programs:

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Income Eligibility

Due to COVID-19, you only need to provide proof that your current income falls below the threshold.

Some states have additional eligibility under the following Tribal programs:

Check your eligibility and start enroll today.

Qualify FREE Cell Phone? States available.

43 states and Puerto Rico are qualified for FREE Cell Phone

Not available in Alaska, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, or Wyoming.

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How to get a free cell phone and free service?

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1. Apply Online

It’s easy to apply!

You’ll need to enter the zip code and a few personal details and let us know if you’re receiving any governmental assistance.

Lifeline phone service provides free cell phones to America's financially disadvantaged.

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2. Upload Your Documents

You may be asked to verify your eligibility by uploading proof of your identity, benefit information, and income.

Don't worry, we don't require a lot of documents.

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3. Bring Your Phone or Pick a New One

You can keep your GSM-compatible or unlocked smartphone, or choose from a list of new devices.

Lifeline Landing partners with Leading National Wireless Carriers to provide a Free Cell Phone and Free Monthly Minutes to qualified Lifeline participants.

Enjoy your life and stay connected with your family members.

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4. Start Use Your Phone & Services

Once we approve your enrollment, we’ll ship your SIM card or pre-activated phone in the mail.

After you received, only one step is required, to call on number that is inside the box to activate your free service.

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11 Ways to Qualify

44 States

1 Household Limit

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supplemental nutrition assistance program

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Unemployed due to COVID-19?

Verify your income-based eligibility for Lifeline wireless services with proof of your unemployment benefit payments or successful unemployment application.

*Income must be 135% or less than the federal poverty guideline to qualify.